Profile of the month : Geneviève Des Rivières

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Geneviève Des Rivières

How I landed at ACP

When I arrived in France, a friend from Quebec recommended that I join the ACP.

The job I do

I have had a career as a diplomat and had the pleasure of representing Canada as an ambassador to Peru, Bolivia, Colombia and Algeria. I have chaired the Institut France-Amérique Latin et Caraibes for 6 years, a job that I am passionate about.

My favorite place in France and Canada

My favorite place in France is Annecy and in Canada I am particularly attached to my hometown, Quebec

My hidden talent

I love to get the people I meet talking because I learn a lot from them.

What I have learned in life

I learned the importance of respecting nature, without which life has no meaning.


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